The Whitman County Board of Commissioners serve as the executive and legislative authority for Whitman County, Washington. Commissioners serve as the Chief Administrators for many county operations as well as have some quasi-judicial responsibilities.
The Board is responsible for adopting, amending and repealing all county ordinances, including zoning, traffic, planning and public safety ordinances and any other ordinance concerning the general welfare of the county.
The Commissioners appoint the citizen advisory committees and boards and appoint non-elected department heads.
Unless otherwise noted. Meetings are held Mondays, if Monday is a holiday the meeting will be held the following Tuesday. Commissioner workshops begin at 9:00 AM, with the regular meeting starting at 10:15 AM.*
Meetings can be attended in person in the Whitman County Courthouse, Commissioner Chambers at 400 N Main, Colfax Washington.
District boundaries were established pursuant to the requirements of 2020 redistricting. These Boundaries were adopted on December 20th, 2021 and became active January 1st, 2022.
Communities and populations in Washington change over time. Every 10 years, after the federal government publishes updated census information, Washington redraws the boundaries of its congressional and state legislative electoral districts to ensure that each district represents an equal number of residents. For more information visit Redistricting.wa.gov.